Cochabamba-Area Students Visiting the Center for Ecological Agriculture

Cochabamba-Area Students Visiting the Center for Ecological Agriculture The Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) provides low-cost, low-tech training for rural Bolivian farmers; as part of its training it also hosts kids from the city and surrounding urban and peri-urban areas to learn more what life is like in rural areas, and about topics like the […]

Education Minnesota Article – Minnesota Teachers Bring Training to Rural Bolivia

Education Minnesota Article – Minnesota Teachers Bring Training to Rural Bolivia Education Minnesota wrote a nice article about Jackie Smith and Debbie Hadas; Jackie and Debbie have been a huge part of Mano a Mano’s teacher training trips to Bolivia over the past 5 years. Click here to read the article: ’Minnesota teachers bring training to rural […]

Practical Session: Harvesting Radishes in Bolivia

Practical Session: Harvesting Radishes in Bolivia Watch a brief video of women harvesting radishes as part of the practical session of an agricultural training workshop at Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) last week: Mano a Mano hosts workshops at the CEA regularly on a variety of topics, with the goal of helping […]

Visit to Tapacarí: Greenhouses & Workshops to Improve Nutrition (March 7-8, 2017)

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Lindsay Emi. Lindsay is a writer and student from Los Angeles, California. She is eighteen years old and a volunteer from Princeton University’s Bridge Year Program in Bolivia. She will spend six months in Cochabamba volunteering with Mano a Mano, and then attend Princeton beginning in the fall of […]

Video Tour: Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Video Tour: Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture in Cochabamba, Bolivia Take a tour of our Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) on the outskirts of Cochabamba, Bolivia with Mano a Mano agronomists Camila and Victor: Video Credit: William Wroblewski The CEA Has Grown Since its Inception in 2012 The CEA was started in 2012 with […]

When the Rain Won’t Come: Farmers Receive Agricultural Training and Workshops in Omereque

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Lindsay Emi. Lindsay is a writer and student from Los Angeles, California. She is eighteen years old and a volunteer from Princeton University’s Bridge Year Program in Bolivia. She will spend six months in Cochabamba volunteering with Mano a Mano, and then attend Princeton beginning in the fall of […]

18 Photos From an Environmental Workshop on January 18, 2017

18 Photos From an Environmental Workshop on January 18, 2017 On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 Mano a Mano hosted a workshop for 14 community leaders from Lapiani, Tapacari Province, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia. The workshop focused on methods for caring for the environment, along with principles of ecological agriculture. Photo Album of Environmental Workshop on Facebook […]

Farmers Visiting Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture for Eco-Education

Editor’s Note: The post below was written by Sam Klein, a volunteer from the US that will be working with Mano a Mano Internacional in Bolivia for the next few months. This is Sam’s third post (CLICK HERE to read the first one about their first few weeks with Oxford students at the CEA, and CLICK […]

Students Visiting the Center for Ecological Agriculture

Students Visiting the Center for Ecological Agriculture Last Thursday, 81 1st and 2nd grade students from colegio Santa Luisa De Marillac in Cochabamba visited Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA). They watched educational videos about water conservation and use, toured the demonstration center, and played in the community park that is currently under construction […]

10 Photos from the Center for Ecological Agriculture

10 Photos from the Center for Ecological Agriculture Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) has had more than 1,100 visitors so far this year, and has also hosted 8 workshops covering a variety of different topics, from sustainable development to natural ways to deal with pests to the impact of climate change in […]